Wausau Jobs

  • Radio and Communications Security Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Wausau, WI

    Radio and Communications Security Repairers maintain the equipment and systems that ensure Army National Guard Units can communicate over secure channels. Your duties will include...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
  • HOME DAILY & up to $1,000+/WK- Relocate for CDL Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Wausau, WI

    If you're looking for Great Pay and Daily Home Time on a dedicated route, this is the right opportunity for you! We're offering $5,000 in relocation assistance for CDL drivers to...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Claims Clerk

    UnitedHealth Group - Wausau, WI

    : Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly...

    from UnitedHealth Group - 1 day ago
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Wausau, Wisconsin

Wausau is the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin. The city is located at 44°57'N 89°38'W with an altitude of 364.2 meters . The Wisconsin River divides the city. Wausau is 180 miles east of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city is located adjacent to and partially surrounded by the Town of Wausau. According to the 2000 census, Wausau had a population of 38,426 people. It is the principal city of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Wausau metropolitan area had a 2000 census population of 78,664 and, besides the City of Wausau, includes Schofield, Rothschild, Weston, Kronenwetter, and the town of Rib Mountain. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Wausau MSA, which includes all of Marathon County . It is the 297th largest MSA in the United States. The industries of Wausau include paper manufacturing, insurance, home manufacturing, and tourism. Wausau is home to the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, famous for its "Birds in Art"...more

Wausau Economy

Nearly one third of the Marathon County economy is manufacturing-based and the balance of service and industry provides a stable and productive workforce. Furthermore, the Wausau region has a consistently lower than average unemployment rate and continues a steady growth in job creation and economic viability among manufacturers and service providers alike. Wausau has 12 banks with 41 different branch locations, 3 trust companies and 3 holding companies located in metropolitan area. Furthermore, there are 13 open membership credit unions with 18 branch locations. The Wausau area is also a center for cultivation of American ginseng.

Wausau Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wausau are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Wausau, Wisconsin work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Wausau Industries

The leading industries in Wausau, Wisconsin are Manufacturing, 21%; Educational, health and social services, 20%; and Retail trade, 15%. Simply Hired's Wausau job listings indicate that the following industries in Wausau are hiring the most workers:

Wausau Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wausau, Wisconsin is $28,690, and the median income of households in Wausau was $36,831.

Average Salaries in Wausau, WI

Wausau, WI


According to our Wausau Trends data, the number of Wausau, Wisconsin jobs has decreased by 23% since October 2013.
Wausau job trends

Wausau Employment Statistics

Population of Wausau
Total population 38,426
Male 48.04%
Female 51.96%
Median age 36.5
Wausau Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.7%
Median cost of a home $85,500
Median mortgage payment $558
Renter-occupied homes 38.3%
Vacant housing 5.9%
Median monthly rent $473
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,076
Median for all female full-time $24,303
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 53%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 10%
White 87%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 12%
Other 1%
Wausau Commute
Carpool 10.4%
Public transportation 2.1%
Average travel time 15 minutes